1972 MG B Roadster (O/D)

Lot: 933

Sold for (£): 8,800
Offered for sale is a 1.8L 1972 MG B Roadster manual that has been with the current owner for the last 2 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 103 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Everything you could hope to find in an MGB Roadster...



  • In Old English White with a Black leathercloth-covered factory hardtop and new black soft top
  • Extensively restored in 2013. Full details in 'Vendor Comments'
  • Superb interior. Navy Blue leather seats, matching carpets, figured hardwood dashboard and newly fitted door cappings 
  • All the right MGB bits. Minilites, chrome luggage rack, overdrive, tonneau, spotlights, 14" wheel
  • Fastidiously serviced and maintained post-restoration. See 'Vendor Comments'
  • Extensive paperwork (invoices, parts) back to 1998. Full restoration details. MoTs from 1997


Lot Details

Registration: UNA 99K RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1972 Engine size: 1.8L
Make: MG Odometer reading (miles): 41300
Model: B Roadster MOT expiry: 2019-03-27
Warranted: No Chassis number: GHN5/259444G

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 103 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Extensive restoration completed in 2013 including new and refitted bumpers, lights, number plate, fuel filler cap, boot lock, chrome side trims, door fittings, soft top, front screen, chrome sill trims, wipers/washer jets, headlamps, grille, all lamps. Complete respray in old English White. Repairs to damage to front wings, sills, floor pan, suspension points, rear panel, rear quarters, inner wings and bulkhead. improved fit & alignment of both doors, bonnet & grille. Bodywork in very good condition with no scratches or dents. Chrome, glass, sills, soft top also in very good condition. Also included are a luggage rack, MG hardtop, and full tonneau.


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Interior restored in 2013; seats in navy blue leather and matching colour carpets in very good condition. Mahogany dashboard, newly (2018) fitted door cappings, MG radio blanking plate and gearknob. Boot/luggage compartment in excellent condition with spare tyre.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Full service completed a year ago, including replaced centre and rear exhaust mountings, new oil cooler and both hoses, new fan belt, new inlet gasket and garb gaskets, new brake switch. New battery fitted in March 2018. Car starts well and runs excellently. General appearance of engine is good.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Gear selection and clutch very good. Fit new clutch slave cylinder a year ago.

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


Replaced inner wishbones a year ago. March 2018: replaced n/s/r wheel cylinder and o/s/f track rod end and bump stop. Wheels and tyres in very good condition.


Minor: Major:


All electrics in good working order; all interior and exterior lights working as should be. Replaced horn in March 2018.

Vehicle History


Extensive paperwork (invoices, parts) dating back to 1998. Restoration paperwork from 2013. MoTS dating back to 1997. Previous owner was a specialist mechanic so serviced the car himself; since owning the vehicle I have service history and other paperwork for parts and work carried out.

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history